AI, inequality and the persistence of the Linn Effect
New research on Airbnb's price optimization algorithm highlights AI's promise as well as its unintended consequences
In a recent post I touched upon the idea that as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) applications become more common, we are likely to discover unintended consequences from their adoption. Despite their power, these technologies remain in their infancy, and their creators are finding that even extensive forethought in design does not …
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